A motorist traveling on I-79 suffered a broken arm Tuesday night when a large rock was thrown from an overpass near the Ruff Creek exit and it crashed through the center of his windshield.
A Waynesburg man is in jail after allegedly threatening his estranged wife and her boyfriend with a knife and shotgun Sunday night in Franklin Township.
A prisoner at SCI-Greene who assaulted a corrections officer in July, punching the officer numerous times in the head and face, pleaded guilty last week.
A Masontown man who was sentenced last year to 8 to 16 years in prison for threatening two Carmichaels women with a gun in May 2015 was resentenced Tuesday to a lighter prison term.
The W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop in Rices Landing has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
Plans for a Community College of Allegheny County training center in Donora are moving forward.
Range Resources has donated $50,000 for improvements to Mon Valley Hospital's emergency department.
Senior U.S. Judge Reggie B. Walton pays tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Walton's hometown of Donora.
Renovations are expected to begin soon on the third floor of the Charleroi borough building.
Squatters trying to keep warm tried to make a fire in a fireplace with a closed-off chimney and filled a house with smoke Thursday.
Rep. Brandon Neuman, D-North Strabane Township, has announced a run for judge.
Two Philadelphia men suspected of being part of a pipeline between the eastern part of Pennsylvania to Washington County, supplying between 30,000 and 36,000 stamp bags of heroin during the last year, are in custody.
You can call it very late at night or very early in the morning, but Tom Raymond will be boarding a bus Jan. 27 when most of us will be reveling in deep, REM sleep.
The Washington County Ag Days committee has canceled the annual event for this year, but Washington Crown Center is seeking to hold the exhibition anyway.
A Pittsburgh man was taken into custody early Wednesday after a chase that started in Cecil Township and ended in a crash in Collier Township in Allegheny County.
Too many kids are going to college -- and then coming back home.
Citizens Library should be funded by local municipalities.
January has been tough on some American institutions.
If just one life was saved by the Bird Sisters House in Waynesburg, then it's been well worth the effort.
After an eventful presidency, Barack Obama will be missed.
A list of team rankings for the area
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The euphoria of blowing out a top-ranked team followed by a long trip west created one serious hangover for West Virginia.
A balanced scoring attack and sticky defense powered the California University women’s basketball team to a 96-65 win over Slippery Rock in a PSAC West Division game Monday at the Convocation Center.
Steelers want to attack the Patriots' quarterback from the middle of the defense.
Steelers head coach says wide receiver will be disciplined for locker room video.
Crowd noise? No worries. Lack of scoring in the red zone? That's a different matter for Steelers.
Steelers receiver could be in hot water with NFL after putting postgame celebration, speech on social media.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Steelers had no issues scoring touchdowns in their previous meeting with the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this season, getting into the end zone six times in a 43-14 rout.
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